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  • Mark Sadek
    ...detachment frees an acquisitive person from all sufferings in this present life and in the life to come. Because he does not want anything that he does not
    Message 1 of 1349 , Jul 2, 2009
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      "...detachment frees an acquisitive person from all sufferings in this present life and in the life to come. Because he does not want anything that he does not possess, he is above and beyond all comfort and wealth; while to desire what one lacks is the greatest torment a man can suffer prior to age long torment."

      St. Peter of Damascus.

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      "Oh, sing to the Lord a new song! Sing to the Lord, all the earth. Sing to the Lord, bless His name; Proclaim the good news of His salvation from day to day." Psalms 96:1-2
    • Mark Sadek
      Continually take careful note of your inner intention: watch carefully which way it inclines, and discover whether it is for God and for the sake of goodness
      Message 1349 of 1349 , Mar 12 7:14 PM
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        "Continually take careful note of your inner intention: watch carefully which way it inclines, and discover whether it is for God and for the sake of goodness itself and the benefit of your soul that you practice stillness or psalmodize or read or pray or cultivate some virtue."

           St. Gregory of Sinai.

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        "Let the hearts of those rejoice who seek the Lord! Seek the Lord and His strength; Seek His face evermore! Remember His marvelous works which He has done, His wonders, and the judgments of His mouth."  Psalm 105:3-5

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        The families of 21 recently Crowned, Coptic Martyrs. May God grant them strength and peace.
        Brienne B. - Dealing with a serious illness.
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        M & M - Strong faith
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        Mina, I.
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        Please remember me in your prayers.

        "casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you." 1 Peter 5:7

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